Earlier this week, Ron Mock, the head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, said he sees great opportunity in Canadian infrastructure. That’s wonderful news. The Canadian Federation of Municipalities meanwhile, reckons about a third of the country's municipal roads, water facilities and sewers are in deplorable condition. Let’s hope Mr. Mock’s assessment is based on an objective analysis of profitability. We’re compelled to ask because there appears to be a movement afoot to divert Canadians’ retirement savings to the cause of nation building.
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